State & U.S. officials visiting ENC today, sharing rural communities investments

TARBORO, N.C. (WITN) – U.S. and state officials are to host a town hall announcing investments to help grow rural communities in the east on Wednesday.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, White House Domestic Policy Advisor Neera Tanden, and Congressman Don Davis will travel to Tarboro where they will host an Investing in Rural America Town Hall.

There, officials say they are announcing significant investments that will help rural communities access affordable, high-speed internet, improve water and wastewater infrastructure, and create jobs and economic opportunities.

This is a part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s fourth Investigating in America Tour and kicks off the new Investing in Rural America Regional Event Services that officials say will continue throughout this year.